District 26-M2 Newsletters

Message from the District Governor Paul

Fellow Lions in District 26-M2,

Wow!! What a finish to the District Conventions! This year we were the last one of the multiple district conventions and it was a great weekend! Thank you for attending and enjoying the wonderful weekend! We received learning opportunities at Officer training sessions on Friday and Sunday! We were able to hear from you, the Lions Clubs of District 26-M2, what great service projects that you are performing. Great Job Team!
We were able to help save Re-Pete and raise $1,000 for LCIF, what a wonderful experience it was. Now, we are not done for the year, we have 3 more months to go out there and serve our community! Let us report that service! If you need any help with reporting service, please let us know.

As you might know, we have a 2nd Vice District Governor Elect this coming year 2024- 2025. Lion Jeff Rackovan of Rock Community Lions club was elected at the convention to fulfill the role in our district MD26-M2. Lion Jeff will do an outstanding job and congratulate him on this achievement. Congratulations Lion Jeff!

1st Vice District Governor Elect this coming year 2024-2025, is Lion Wally Brumfield of House Springs Lions club. He was elected at the convention to fulfill the role in our district MD26-M2. What an outstanding position to be in and he is exceeding in all categories! Congratulations Lion Wally!

Drum roll please… District Governor Elect this coming year 2024-2025, is Lion Michelle Foster of Beaufort Lions club. She was elected at the convention to fulfill the role in our district MD26-M2. Please give her a warm welcome to her passion for service and I look forward to this upcoming year! Congratulations Lion Michelle!

Do not forget, the next GAT meeting will be held at the Pacific Lions Club on Monday May 6, 2024 at 7pm. In addition, the next Cabinet meeting will be held at Wildwood Community Park, 17155 Pond Grover Pkwy, Wildwood, MO 63038 on Sunday June 2, 2024. More details to follow but district will provide the protein and bring your favorite
dish to share.

I continue to look forward to serving with you in this great district MD26-M2 and seeing what we can do to “Be More, Do More and Serve More!” You know that I am “Excited to Serve!” this year!!! Let’s keep the momentum going!

Lion Paul Carr
District Governor



Message from 1st Vice District Governor Michelle

Greetings Lion Friends!

I want to Thank everyone that voted and elected me for District Governor Elect!

Another 2 months have flown by and District Governor Paul’s “Excited to Serve District Convention” has come and gone. If you were not able to make it, just know we missed you, and it was a fabulous convention as most are. Friday night festivities, Saturday reports filled with lots of information, good food, elections, awards, and lots of comradery! So, you don’t miss out on Next Year’s Convention the date is “March 21-23,

District Governor Paul has 2 more months and he needs Our help still to reach his goals and grow Our District by being excited to serve! Let’s be excited about Our fundraisers that support Our service. We are all here for the same happy ending! Is your club having an event and needs help, or just want someone there to mingle and spread the news about what lions do and how to join? Please reach out to me or to District Governor Paul. We are here to spread the excitement and passion of Lions.

If you haven’t heard from me and wish to be on my team, give me a call. I’ll find a position for your passions to bloom. I’m preparing to pull my Big Girl Panties on, slip my fuzzy muck boots on, and passionately carry my BIG Gavel!!

Reigniting Passions every day!

Lion Michelle Foster
District Governor - Elect



Message from 2nd Vice District Governor - Wally Brumfield





Deadline for the next issue of The Lions That Roar is June 12, 2024.

Now is the time to for you to get an article in spotlighting your club or a special event. Do you have a “Did You Know” article? Pictures will be used
whenever possible. Do you want to share why you became a Lion? Maybe you can inspire others.

Please send to the Editor Lion Dave Kinkade at editor@lions26m2.org.


NOTE: Unless otherwise stated, the District 26-M2 “The Lions That Roar” newsletter is published bimonthly.

Following is the “ROAR” schedule for the
Lion year of 2023 – 2024.

Unless otherwise noted above, please send articles for
publication by the 12th of the month of publication.

June 2024